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Humane Society International Australia is an animal welfare and conservation organisation. We envision a world where people treat animals and nature with respect and compassion. We work across four strategic areas to deliver on this vision.

TAKE ACTION: Help #CantheCage in Australia

Millions of hens in Australia are confined in battery cages, denied the ability to flap their wings or move around in sunlight. Help give these intelligent, sentient animals the freedom they deserve.

TAKE ACTION: End Australia’s shark cull

Nets and drumlines floating off Australia’s beaches kill hundreds on sharks, turtles, dolphins, rays and whales every year for no safety benefit to people. Help us end the cull.

Latest News

NSW announces new Shark Management Strategy but continues with archaic shark nets

NSW announces new Shark Management Strategy but continues with archaic shark nets

The NSW Government has today tripled funding for modern non lethal strategies to manage the risk of shark bite, but has not brought an end to shark nets as local councils called for.  …

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Belgian Malinois—right for Channing but maybe not right for you

Belgian Malinois—right for Channing but maybe not right for you

The latest movie ‘Dog’ starring Channing Tatum is the talk of the town. However it has many of us concerned. A well-behaved and highly trained dog forms a strong and beautiful bond with their…

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Humpback whale recovery is a cause for celebration, but we must remain vigilant

Humpback whale recovery is a cause for celebration, but we must remain vigilant

Humpback whales have had their threatened status removed under Australia’s national environment legislation today, following their strong recovery since commercial whaling ended in the mid 20th century.  Significant conservation effort has gone into humpback…

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